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Giuseppe Anastasi

Director, Smart Cities National Lab.

Professor and Vice Chair
Dept. of Information Engineering
University of Pisa

Address: Largo Lazzarino 1, 56122 Pisa, Italy
Phone: +39 050 2217 559
E-mail: giuseppe.anastasi-at-iet.unipi.it
Skype: giuseppe.anastasi


We must endeavour to ensure that the benefits of new digital technologies are put at the service of all human individuals and communities, especially those who are most disadvantaged and vulnerable (BENEDICT XVI).

Bio Sketches

Giuseppe Anastasi is a Full Professor and the Vice Chair of the Department of Information Engineering (DII) at the University of Pisa, Italy. He is the director of the Smart Cities National Lab, supported by CINI (Italian Inter-university Consortium for Informatics). He also directed the executive Master in Smart Cities, a post-graduate specialization program organized by the University of Pisa in cooperation with the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).

His scientific interests include Distributed and P2P Systems, Internet of Things, Pervasive Computing, Sustainable Computing, and ICT for Smart Cities. He is the founding co-director of the Pervasive Computing & Networking Laboratory (PerLab) at the University of Pisa, and has contributed to many research programs funded by both national and international institutions. He is a co-editor of two books: Advanced Lectures in Networking (LNCS 2497, Springer, 2002) and Methodologies and Technologies for Networked Enterprises (LNCS 7200, Springer, 2012). He has published about 130 research papers in the area of computer networking and pervasive computing, gathering more than 5000 citations according to Google Scholar (H-index=30).

Giuseppe is currently serving as: Area Editor of Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC); Program Co-chair of the IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2016); member of the Board of Directors at the Italian National Inter-university Consortium for Informatics (CINI); member of the Scientific Committee at the CNR Department of ICT, Energy and Transports.

Previously, he has served as: Associate Editor of Sustainable Computing (SUSCOM, 2010-15); Area Editor of Computer Communications (ComCom, 2008-10); General Co-chair of IEEE WoWMoM 2005; Program Co-chair of IEEE MSN 2015, IFIP/IEEE SustainIT 2012, IEEE PerCom 2010 and IEEE WoWMoM 2008; Vice Program Chair of IEEE MASS 2007. He has been the co-founder of a number of successful international workshops and conferences.

Giuseppe received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, both from the University of Pisa, in 1990 and 1995, respectively.

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